The Style in Motion book is pretty good, and it is thorough, covering some cultural stuff. I also have "Vespa the Complete History from 1946". I don't like that one as much and wish I had not shelled out the money for it. I have " Vespa Icon of Italian Style" by Valerio Boni. It's an OK little book, but not very exhaustive.
I have not run across a book I really love. I want a good, dense, well written book of the story of Vespa. Everything I've seen is basically a glorified coffee table book. I do like the pictures of the old Vespas, but a thorough, well told history would be nice too.
There is a very good documentary about the Company and it's history. It was made in 2006, to celebrate 60 years of Vespa, and it has footage from even before the beginning, and a lot of neat footage from the 60s, and footage of the 1,000,000th Vespa made. It's called Forever Vespa, Storia di un Mito Italiano, also known as Vespa, una Leyenda Italiana. And there's a great documentary about a couple of Spanish guys who rode a Vespa around the world in 1962 called Vuelta al Mundo en Vespa en 79 días, based on their book En 79 Dias Vuelta al Mundo en Vespa, which was inspired by the 1956 movie Around the World in 80 Days.
An excellent documentary about how Modern Vespas are made is Así se hace - Scooters. It shows a Vespa being made. It was made by Discovery, but I haven't ever found it in English.
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